Assist. Prof. Maja Andrič, PhD


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Education and Qualifications

Research interests

Studies of Lateglacial and Holocene palaeoenvironment and human impact on the vegetation. My research is based on high-resolution pollen analysis of sedimentary cores, with an emphasis on methodologically diverse, multirdisciplinary multi-proxy team work and international cooperation.

Editing

Member of the Editorial board of the Documenta Praehistorica

Teaching

  • Environmental Archaeology, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology
  • Palinology (course principal), Podiplomska šola ZRC SAZU
  • PhD students
    Nina Caf (2018–2022), Palaeoecological research in the Julian Alps, PhD thesis, Postgraduate School of ZRC SAZU and Institute of Archaeology, ZRC SAZU

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Recognition of the Slovenian Archeology Society for the year 2017 for the scientific monograph Okoljska arheologija in paleoekologija. Palinologija, arheobotanika in arheozoologija (Environmental archaeology and palaeoecology. Palynology, archaeobotany and archaeozoology; only in Slovenian) (2016)
  • Marjorie Clerk Scholarship (St. Hugh’s College, Oxford), ORS award, Dulverton trust scholarship, 1999–2000
  • Graduate Scholarship, Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1997–1998

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Although the Institute of Archeology moved to Novi trg 5, the palinology office and the palynological laboratory are still at Gosposka 13.

2010−2020

  • ANDRIČ, Maja. Maharski prekop, Stare gmajne and Blatna Brezovica settlements and the vegetation of Ljubljansko barje (Slovenia) in the 4th millennium cal BC. − Documenta Praehistorica. Poročilo o raziskovanju paleolitika, neolitika in eneolitika v Sloveniji. Neolitske študije= Neolithic studies 47, 2020, 420−445, DOI: 10.4312/dp.47.24.
  • ANDRIČ, Maja, SABATIER, Pierre, RAPUC, William, OGRINC, Nives, DOLENEC, Matej, ARNAUD, Fabien, GRAFENSTEIN, Ulrich von, ŠMUC, Andrej. 6600 years of human and climate impacts on lake-catchment and vegetation in the Julian Alps (Lake Bohinj, Slovenia). Quaternary Science Reviews 227, 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106043.
  • RAPUC, William, SABATIER, Pierre, ANDRIČ, Maja, CROUZET, Christian, ARNAUD, Fabien, CHAPRON, Emmanuel, ŠMUC, Andrej, DEVELLE, Anne-Lise, WILHELM, Bruno, DEMORY, François, REYSS, Jean-Louis, RÉGNIER, Edouard, DAUT, Gerhard, GRAFENSTEIN, Ulrich von. 6600 years of earthquake record in the Julian Alps (Lake Bohinj, Slovenia). Sedimentology 65, 2018, str. 1777-1799, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106043. [COBISS.SI-ID 1378398]
  • ANDRIČ, Maja, SABATIER, Pierre, RAPUC, William, OGRINC, Nives, DOLENEC, Matej, ARNAUD, Fabien, GRAFENSTEIN, Ulrich von, ŠMUC, Andrej. Vpliv človekovih aktivnosti (paša, poljedelstvo, rudarjenje) in klimatskih nihanj na rastlinstvo v povodju Bohinjskega jezera v zadnjih 6600 letih. − In. Ogrin M., Horvat J., Bizjak J., Langus K. (eds.), Življenje v Alpah, Bohinjska Bistrica, ArheoAlpe in Turizem Bohinj, 73-84.
  • ANDRIČ Maja, TOLAR Tjaša, TOŠKAN Borut 2016 Okoljska arheologija in paleoekologija: palinologija, arheobotanika in arheozoologija, Ljubljana.
  • Feurdean A., A. Perşoiu, I. Tanţău, T. Stevens, E.K. Magyari, B.P. Onac, S. Marković, M. Andrič, S. Connor, S. Fărcaş, M. Gałka, T. Gaudeny, W. Hoek, P. Kolaczek, P. Kuneš, M. Lamentowicz, E. Marinova, D.J. Michczyńska, I. Perşoiu, M. Płóciennik, M. Słowiński, M. Stancikaite, P. Sumegi, A. Svensson, T. Tămas, A. Timar, S. Tonkov, M. Toth, S. Veski, K.J. Willis, V. Zernitskaya. 2014, Climate variability and associated vegetation response throughout Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) between 60 and 8 ka, Quaternary Science Reviews 106, 206–224.
  • LANE, C., ANDRIČ, M., CULLEN V. L. IN BLOCKLEY S. P. E., 2011, The occurrence of distal Icelandic and Italian tephra in the Lateglacial of Lake Bled, Slovenia. Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 1013–1018.
  • ANDRIČ, M., MARTINČIČ, A., ŠTULAR B., PETEK F. in T. GOSLAR, 2010, Land-use changes in the Alps (Slovenia) in the fifteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries AD: A comparative study of the pollen record and historical data. The Holocene 20(7): 1023-1037.

2000−2009

 

Full publication list (pdf)

PROGRAMME: Archaeological research (2015−2021) ( research programme • 01. january 2015 - 31. december 2021)
Dog or its master ? The scientific study of human or canine coprolites from the prehistoric pile-dwelling site of Stare gmajne, Slovenia. ( 01. november 2020 - 31. october 2023)
5000 years of grazing and mining activities in the Julian Alps (Slovenia): climate-human interactions as reflected in lake sediments, man-modified landscape and archaeological findings ( 01. july 2019 - 30. june 2022)
Interpretation of Biodiversity and Heritage of Pile Dwellings in the Ljubljana Marshes ( 01. july 2019 - 30. november 2021)
Artefacts and landscapes. Structured Iron Age communities in the Notranjska region ( 01. may 2017 - 30. april 2020)
Vegetation and hydrology of Ljubljansko barje in the past, present and future – a consequence of succession, human impact or climatic fluctuations? ( 01. july 2014 - 28. february 2018)
PROGRAMME: Archaeological investigations (2009-2014) ( research programme • 01. january 2009 - 31. december 2014)
The adaptation patterns of human activities to the environmental changes after Last Glacial Maximum in Slovenia ( 01. july 2011 - 30. june 2014)
Prehistoric pile-dwelling settlements on the Ljubljansko barje, Slovenia: chronology, culture and palaeoenvironment ( 01. july 2011 - 30. june 2014)
( 06. december 2021 - 06. december 2021)
Space and time rainfall isotopic composition reconstruction around the Mediterranean Sea using speleothems, tree rings and lakes sediments - Instrumental calibration and comparison with isotopic model simulations ( 01. january 2011 - 31. december 2013)
Multidisciplinary investigations of the pile-dwellings in the Ljubljansko barje ( aplikativni • 01. january 2008 - 31. january 2011)
The Krvavec cultural heritage - preparation of tourist product and its management ( aplikativni • 01. january 2007 - 31. december 2009)
Microscopic biological remains in cultural layers of Slovenian archaeological sites as a tool for palaeoenvironmental reconstructions ( 01. january 2005 - 31. december 2007)
Archaeological and palynological resaerch in the Ljubljansko barje ( raziskovalni • 01. july 2004 - 30. june 2007)
PINE (Predicting Impacts on Natural Ecotones) ( raziskovanje • 01. may 2002 - 30. april 2005)
The development of Slovenian cultural landscape: a comparison of phytolith and pollen record ( 01. january 2003 - 31. december 2005)
Archaeological and Dendrochronological Research in the Ljubljansko barje ( aplikativni • 01. july 2001 - 30. june 2004)
The development of Slovenian cultural landscape in Bela krajina and Ljubljansko barje ( 01. july 2002 - 30. june 2004)